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#TrueStory Social Media is Now Required in Many College Courses

#TrueStory Social Media is Now Required in Many College Courses

Social media isn’t just social anymore. Professors are requiring it in class assignments and they’ve found it is a great outlet for introverted students, a better way to communicate and more.

25 July 2014 | 10:59 am Read More →
Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

Professor’s Book Explores Computer Programming as a New Literacy

In his new book, Quinn Burke, assistant professor of education technology, says computer programming is a foundational skill that should be taught alongside English, history and math.

15 July 2014 | 2:08 pm Read More →
Program Eases Transition for Multicultural and First-Generation Students

Program Eases Transition for Multicultural and First-Generation Students

The 2014 SPECTRA class, which includes nearly 100 freshman with diverse backgrounds, continues through Aug. 9, 2014.

11 July 2014 | 10:19 am Read More →
Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation will signal the official entry of the Class of 2018 into the College of Charleston community and the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

10 July 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →
College of Charleston Professors Train Public School Teachers to Inspire Interest in STEM Fields

College of Charleston Professors Train Public School Teachers to Inspire Interest in STEM Fields

College of Charleston professors train public school teachers in TECHFIT exergames from June 23 – 28.

25 June 2014 | 9:38 am Read More →
Four Must-Read Stories in College of Charleston Magazine

Four Must-Read Stories in College of Charleston Magazine

The summer 2014 issue of the national award-winning College of Charleston Magazine is out. Here’s a look at some of the amazing people from the College family featured on the pages of the new issue.

23 June 2014 | 1:14 pm Read More →
Professor’s Research Focuses on Women’s Health Issues

Professor’s Research Focuses on Women’s Health Issues

Public Health Professor Andrea DeMaria explains how her academic interest in women’s health issues came about.

9 June 2014 | 11:35 am Read More →
Eating Habits, Lack of Exercise Fuel America’s Title as Fattest Country

Eating Habits, Lack of Exercise Fuel America’s Title as Fattest Country

Assistant professor of exercise science Wes Dudgeon explains why a new obesity study identifies America as the fattest country in the world.

5 June 2014 | 5:13 pm Read More →
4 Tips for Slowing Summer Brain Drain in Children

4 Tips for Slowing Summer Brain Drain in Children

Margaret Hagood, an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education, says kids can keep their minds sharp while still enjoying summer break.

4 June 2014 | 7:58 pm Read More →
Obesity: A Global Public Health Crisis that Students Could Help Solve

Obesity: A Global Public Health Crisis that Students Could Help Solve

A recent obesity report says one-third of the population is obese. Public health professor Matt Page agrees that it the biggest issue in the U.S. right now, but he says another issue should be on your radar.

4 June 2014 | 4:41 pm Read More →